External Combustion was set up in the late 1980’s by artists and performers with an irresistible passion for the creation of spectacle. Now with more than twenty five years experience producing original and bold projects the company has refined a style of work that we think, maintains our creative aims and has established us as true pioneers of ideas and experts in the production of our work.
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Summer turned into an eclectic mix of projects for the company and its members, with some notable gigs to report:
Following a very busy 2012, the company completed the year with a great show for Cardiff’s NY. Following on we
Artistic Director' Blog
Overall, the projects development and performance execution went very well, raising some important questions and discoveries regarding collaboration and rehearsing schedules. Several useful discoveries were made as to the blending of traditional theatre practice and the creation of outdoor spectacle and performance, in combination with heavy use of faux industrial machinery inspired by the 19th century, intricate and tentative digital controls and under rehearsed performers … › Continue reading